IRCTC scam: Trouble mounts for Lalu, Rabri; CBI files charge sheet

|Mon Apr 16 18:00:04 IST 2018
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Patna: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a charge sheet in the 2006 IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) hotels maintenance contract case, putting former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi in the dock. The development comes days after the CBI questioned Rabri Devi, the wife of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad, at her residence in Patna in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in the IRCTC scam case.The case dates back to the time when Lalu Prasad was Railway Minister. The agency had grilled Lalu Prasad and his younger son Tejashwi Yadav in the case at its Delhi headquarters in October 2017.
On July 05, 2017, the CBI had filed a corruption case against Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi, and Tejashwi Yadav for alleged irregularities in the 2006 allotment of contracts of two IRCTC hotels in Ranchi and Puri to a private firm. 

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